Players on the Indians 2002 wall calendar—which features a photo of one player for each month—who are no longer with Cleveland ( Roberto Alomar, Dave Burba, Marty Cordova, Juan Gonzalez and Kenny Lofton).
Sentence, in months in the slammer and hours of community service, respectively, given as a result of the racketeering conviction of Steve Kaplan, former owner of Atlanta's Gold Club, where numerous sports stars received sexual favors.
Black players expected to play in the Blues-Oilers game on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, a total that equals 54% of the blacks in the NHL.
Odds overcome by hemophiliac Tony David, 34, to win the World Darts Championship in England; besides beating the oddsmakers, David, who won $70,000, has overcome arthritis and bleeding in his joints that make him unable to straighten his throwing arm. He wasn't expected to live past age 20.